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Old 05-01-2014, 01:59 PM   #32
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Parking Next To A Celebrity

When I was out rooting in the gravel railfanning (i.e., watching them replace a cylinder on a Geep) a week back, I didn't know I had inadvertently parked next to a celebrity. That would be one of the last (American Built) GM/EMD F7s still in everyday freight service.



I use the word "celebrity" because the 1952 F7-A locomotive pictured above was featured in the June 2014 issue of Trains Magazine that came today. Another (with permission) run through their freight yards and down the rail line to get more pictures is now on the docket. I am thinking it will be titled "The Anatomy Of A Growing Short Rail Line" with a look back at the history of this line as well as its current state.

Note: I am thinking that number two may have ridden the old Hondapotamus (his name for it, not mine) up onto the freight platform on the other side of this engine for reasons that only he knows. Not to be outdone, I rode his GSW up onto the same platform to pose with the Geep.



In any event, more the the Grafton and Upton RR to follow when things dry out.
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